591.225 Which CPIs does OPM use§ 591.225 Which CPIs does OPM use?
OPM uses the following CPIs:
(a) For the Washington, DC, area - the BLS Consumer Price Index, All Urban Consumers (CPI-U);
(b) For all COLA areas in the State of Alaska - the BLS CPI-U for Anchorage, AK;
(c) For all COLA areas in the State of Hawaii and for Guam and the CNMI - the BLS CPI-U for Honolulu, HI; and
(d) For Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands - the Puerto Rico CPI as produced by the Puerto Rico Department of Work and Human Resources.